The Weekend Guide

children of paradise!

“I want my children to have the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.” — Phyllis Diller

Children of Paradise

What: SIFF brings the beloved 1945 French classic back to the big screen.
Why: A 19th-century Parisian courtesan and her four suitors — a mime, an actor, an aristocrat, and a thief — weave a tangled web.
When: Fri.-Wed.
Where: Seattle Center, SIFF Film Center, 305 Harrison St. (206-324-9996).

Seattle Sweets & Company

What: The new confectioner crafts small-batch caramels and truffles from local and seasonal ingredients.
Why: Mouthwatering flavors like grapefruit and black pepper, chocolate and basil, and Darjeeling tea and honey.
When: Every Sun. in May, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Venue Ballard, 5408 22nd Ave. NW (206-789-3335); online at etsy.com.

Rosie Thomas

What: The critically adored singer/songwriter delivers tunes from her latest album, With Love.
Why: Celebrate her return after a four-year hiatus, during which she battled a thyroid condition.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: The Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St. (877-784-4849). Tickets ($13) online at stgpresents.org.

Mom to Brunch

What: Some of our favorite spots offer special menus for the ladies we love.
Why: Sit down at RN74, Salty’s, Serafina, Elliott’s Oyster House, Cafe Flora, or MistralKitchen, to name a few.
When: Sun. Reservations are typically required, so call ahead (like, now) to confirm.
Where: Around town.

Photo: Courtesy of SIFF Cinema

5408 22nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
305 Harrison St
@ 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
1303 NE 45th St
@ Brooklyn Ave
Seattle, WA 98105